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    UC Davis To Study Autism In Girls

    Tuesday, September 02, 2014

    UC Davis is taking a closer look at autism in girls, and it’s looking for children to take part in the study.

Blog: Legislature's Final Day Of Session
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

Get the latest on the California Legislature's final hours of work for the 2013-14 session.


Tentative Ruling: Fraud Allegation Out Against City And Kings
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

A Sacramento Superior Court judge has issued a tentative ruling in a lawsuit against the City of Sacramento and the Sacramento Kings over the proposed arena.


CDCR To Create Special Units For Mentally Ill Inmates
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The state of California is changing the way it deals with some mentally ill prison inmates.


Northern Nevada Emergency Agencies Collaborate To Solve Problems
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

For the first time, emergency management agencies in northern Nevada will be sharing information and looking for patterns that might indicate service problems.


Legislature's Surprisingly Calm Final Week To End Early
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

The California Legislature is expected to adjourn its two-year session just past midnight Friday. It's an early end to what has so far been a surprisingly calm final week.


Legislature Approves 'Yes Means Yes' Measure
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

California's Senate passed a bill that would require public institutions of higher education to adopt procedures to prevent campus sexual assault and domestic violence, and to assist victims.


Business Journal: Self Driving Cars, Crush 29, Manufacturing Jobs
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

California state regulators are wary of Google's push to build its own self-driving cars.


Bill Requiring Markings On Airsoft Guns Heads To Governor's Desk
Fri, Aug 29, 2014

A bill that would require toy guns to be painted with markings to show they are fake has passed the state legislature.


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A Suspected Ebola Patient On The Run In Liberia

A brief video captures the chaos of Ebola in Liberia. A suspected patient, who allegedly fled a treatment center, is pursued by health workers and wrestled into a truck.


Double Mastectomies Don't Increase Cancer Survival Rates

Young women diagnosed with breast cancer are increasingly choosing to have both breasts removed. A big study says that doesn't improve their survival odds any more than less drastic treatments.


Sounds From The First Day Of School

Millions of children are heading back to school this fall, and to mark the traditional start of the school year we've asked reporters from member stations around the country to bring us the sounds.


North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End?

Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the Associated Press, were granted interviews with three men detained by North Korean authorities.


State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video

In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group.


New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna

To reduce the number of giant bluefin tuna killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic.


Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks?

The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.


Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola

He's the third American to contract the disease while working in Liberia. In this case, the doctor, who was part of the Christian aid group SIM, was treating obstetrics patients.


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    Monday, February 3, 2014

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    Open enrollment for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act runs Oct. 1, 2013 through Mar. 31, 2014. Learn more about the plans being offered in California and Nevada and follow the latest national, state and local health care stories here.

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